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By Rod Mollise

This e-book covers the "why," "how," and "what" of astronomy less than light-polluted skies. the possible city-based observer is advised why to watch from domestic (there are 1000's of magnificent gadgets to be obvious from the typical city site), how you can discover town sky (telescopes, components, and moderns techniques), and what to monitor. approximately half the booklet is dedicated to describing "tours" of the sky, with actual and observational descriptions, at-the-eyepiece drawings, and photographs.

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